Zuni Mt. Historic Auto Tour Interpretive Site

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Self guided tour with 18 interpretive sites along Forest System roads in the Zuni Mountains.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Site may have reduced or no services; be prepared for no trash service or closed/un-serviced restrooms
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Check the local weather and road conditions prior to your trip.  No roads on this route are paved, so please use caution when traveling.  Four wheel drive vehicles are recommended.
Closest Towns: Grants, NM Thoreau, NM
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


The Zuni Mountain Historic Auto Tour begins at the Museum of Mining in Grants on Santa Fe Avenue (Route 66).  Follow Santa Fe Avenue west to State Road 53, cross over Interstate-40, and turn right onto Zuni Canyon Road.  Follow Zuni Canyon Road to the Forest boundary to begin the self-guided interpretive tour. 

General Notes:

A brochure is available at the Mt. Taylor Ranger District or the Mining Museum.

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Interpretive Areas

Self-guided auto tour begins and ends in Grants, NM with 18 interpretive stops at points of interest along the 60-mile route. 

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